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Encyclopedias and Other Background Resources
Pan-African Chronology by Everett Jenkins
Call Number: Ref DT17 .J46 1996
Publication Date: 1996
The second volume chronicles the most significant events in the African diaspora from the end of the Civil War through the pre World War I years. The third volume covers 1914 through 1929, a time when people of African descent experienced two seminal events: World War I and the Black Awakening. In World War I, people of African descent fought for both sides, earning distinction on the battlefields of France as well as in the jungles and deserts of Africa.
Historical Dictionaries of Africa
Historical Dictionaries cover the history of individual African countries through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. They each include numerous 900 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. Luther has 20 titles between print and online collections.
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